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Postmodernism and the ethical subject

Author: Suzan Ilcan; Barbara Gabriel
Publisher: Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2004.
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"This cross-disciplinary study examines questions relating to the complex relationships between ethics, memory, modernity, and post-modernity. The articles gathered here address subjects such as the lingering traces of modernity in postmodern philosophical reflections, the influence of museums on collective memory, the potential controversies of curatorship, Deleuze's cinematic theory, the marginalization of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Postmodernism and the ethical subject.
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2005434432
(OCoLC)54774527
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Suzan Ilcan; Barbara Gabriel
ISBN: 9780773571877 0773571876
OCLC Number: 244764131
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 359 pages) : illustrations
Contents: "Writing against the ruins" : towards a postmodern ethics of memory / Barbara Gabriel --
From modernity to postmodernity / Suzan Ilcan --
On being "the last Kantian in Nazi Germany" : dwelling with animals after Levinas / David L. Clark --
The transject : the ethical subject of postmodernity / Barry Rutland --
Salvador Allende and the construction of a harmless icon : museums and memory / Leandro Urbina --
Commemoration/(de)celebration : super-shows and the decolonization of Canadian museums, 1967-92 / Ruth Phillips --
"Into the heart of Africa" : curatorship, controversy, and situated knowledges / Deborah Burrett --
The unbearable strangeness of being : Edgar Reitz's film-chronicle Heimat / Barbara Gabriel --
Devastation of the hapless structure : architecture and ethics / Phyllis Lambert --
Beyond the frame : ethical encounters and morality in Deleuze's cinematic theory / Daniel O'Connor --
The marginal other : modern figures and ethical dialogues / Suzan Ilcan --
Changing health moralities in the tropics : ethics and the other / Lynne Phillips --
Covering their familiar ways with another culture : Minnie Aodla Freeman's Life among the Qallunaat and the ethics of subjectivity / Bina Freiwald --
"A network of relations" : interdependene [sic] in Bronwen Wallace's talking lyric / Brenda Carr --
Memory, identity, and redemption : notes on the culture of autobiography / Francesco Loriggio.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara Gabriel and Suzan Ilcan.
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